ATF Director Nominee an Ardent Gun Control Advocate May Face Opposition

ATF Director Nominee an Ardent Gun Control Advocate May Face Opposition

Temporary directors have led the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) since 2015. The gun lobbyists on both sides made sure nominees did not become official ATF heads, and David Chipman, President Joe Biden’s choice, may not win Senate approval either. His nomination announcement was made on Wednesday evening, according to NPR on […]

Man Behind Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Legalization Dies at 53

Man Behind Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Legalization Dies at 53

Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved recreational marijuana in 2012. Steve Fox, a longtime cannabis reform pioneer, passed away on April 13, 2021, according to his law firm Vicente Sederberg LLP. Fox spent nearly 20 years working to overturn prohibition. He was instrumental in Marijuana legalization and the lead drafter of Colorado Amendment 64 — passed by […]

Biden Nominates Two Women to Top Military Positions

Biden Nominates Two Women to Top Military Positions

The Biden-Harris administration has again demonstrated its commitment to building a diverse and inclusive government with its latest nominations. On April 13, 2021, two women with longtime Pentagon experience were tapped to fill the top Department of Defense (DoD) positions — one to run the Army and the DoD Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) […]